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Synonyms for permissivepərˈmɪs ɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. permissive(adj)

    not preventive

    blockading, hindering, obviating(a), deterrent, preventative, thwarting, precautionary, prohibitory, preemptive, preclusive, frustrative, obstructive, prohibitive, pre-emptive, unpermissive, impeding, precautional, frustrating, clogging, preventive

  2. permissive(adj)

    granting or inclined or able to grant permission; not strict in discipline

    "direct primary legislation is largely permissive rather than prescriptive"; "permissive parents"

    hindering, deterrent, preclusive, prohibitory, thwarting, blockading, preventative, clogging, frustrating, obstructive, unpermissive, pre-emptive, impeding, preventive, precautionary, frustrative, preemptive, prohibitive, obviating(a), precautional

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List of paraphrases:

lax, tolerant, conducive, optional

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